Moldova

Moldova election heralds political instability

By Andrei Tudora and Tina Zamfir, 6 March 2019

The election signalled the culmination of a protracted process of disintegration of the forces that defined the political establishment in Moldova over the last 20 years.

Pro-Russian candidate leads in Moldovan presidential election

By Markus Salzmann, 3 November 2016

The election is seen as decisive in determining whether Moldova deepens its orientation to the European Union or strengthens ties with Russia.

NATO build-up in Romania and Moldova directed against Russia

By Andrei Tudora and Tina Zamfir, 17 May 2016

The recent activation in Romania of the first land-based element of the NATO missile defense system has provoked a harsh reaction from Moscow.

Political crisis in Moldova

By Andrei Tudora and Tina Zamfir, 24 September 2015

The governing coalition in Moldova is coming under increasing pressure to fully implement a pro-EU agenda.

Pro-European forces threaten Moldova to toe the line

By Andrei Tudora and Tina Zamfir, 24 February 2015

The sanctions against Russia and pressure from powerful international forces push old regional conflicts to the fore.

Moldovan election: Sharp decline in support for pro-EU coalition

By Andrei Tudora and Tina Zamfir, 3 December 2014

Moldova has increasingly become the focus of Western-led provocations.

European Union’s confrontation with Russia raises tensions in Moldova

By Markus Salzmann, 2 August 2014

Following the government’s signing of an association agreement with the EU at the end of June, the economy is suffering under counter-measures taken by Russia.

European Union presses for association agreement with Moldova

By Markus Salzmann, 23 May 2014

The 28 European Union (EU) heads of government intend to sign a comprehensive association and free trade agreement with Moldova in Brussels on June 27.

German chancellor visits Moldova

By Markus Salzmann, 28 August 2012

German chancellor Angela Merkel visited Moldova and raised the issue of the impoverished country’s possible accession to the European Union.

Political crisis in Moldova intensifies after election

By Diana Toma and Markus Salzmann, 14 December 2010

Moldova’s third election in two years failed to deliver any party the number of seats required to elect the president.

Moldova before the elections

By Diana Toma and Mark Salzman, 29 October 2010

The Moldovan elections to be held on November 28 are the third elections the country has held in less than two years.

Republic of Moldova: Pro European Union forces win parliamentary election

By Markus Salzman, 8 August 2009

In the Republic of Moldova, opposition parties oriented to the West won with a slender majority in the country's second parliamentary election within four months.

Moldova: Violent protests in aftermath of elections

By Markus Salzmann, 13 April 2009

Bloody street fighting in the wake of parliamentary elections in Moldova has focused international attention on the former Soviet republic.